Posts Tagged: Christie

New Jersey of Challenge of Federal Mandate Raises Public Administration Questions

By Sam Williford, Associate Consultant Plans by the state of New Jersey announced by Governor Chris Christie yesterday to defy federal law raises some interesting questions about the balance of power between the states and federal government. This standoff however is not about the Affordable Care Act, but about a 1992 federal ban on sports… Read more »

Political law links for Wednesday

“WE KNOW WHERE YOU LIVE. LOVE, THE IRS.” WSJ editorial. “A tax probe of donations given by a specific class of political donors is a boldfaced attempt to punish and discourage political speech.” NEW SUPER PAC NEWS. LA Times. “Indiana attorney James Bopp Jr., one of the lawyers who brought the watershed Citizens United case… Read more »